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Chapter 246-891 WAC

Last Update: 3/27/95

PHARMACY—PROPHYLACTICS

WAC Sections

HTMLPDF246-891-010Definitions.
HTMLPDF246-891-020Conditions for the sale of condoms.
HTMLPDF246-891-030Condom standards.


PDF246-891-010

Definitions.

(1) The following definitions shall be applicable to these rules.
(1) "Board" shall mean the Washington state board of pharmacy;
(2) "Condom" shall mean a prophylactic consisting of a very thin sheath designed to be placed over the penis to prevent conception or venereal disease during coitus, and is commonly made of rubber, parchment skins, plastic or similar materials;
(3) "Prophylactic" shall mean any device or medical preparation or compound which is or may be used, designed, intended or which has or may have special utility, for the prevention and/or treatment of venereal diseases;
(4) "Sell" and "sale" shall, in addition to their usual and ordinary meanings, include possession in violation of the intent of this chapter, exchange, give away or gift, or any disposal.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-891-010, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 69.040.730 [69.04.730]. WSR 85-06-010 (Order 193), § 360-40-010, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.81.080 and 42.17.290. WSR 83-01-083 (Order 171), § 360-40-010, filed 12/17/82; Order 108, § 360-40-010, filed 10/26/71.]



PDF246-891-020

Conditions for the sale of condoms.

Condoms sold in this state must meet the following conditions:
(1) All condoms shall be individually sealed in plastic, foil or a comparable type seal to protect the product from deterioration due to exposure to air.
(2) The container in which the condom is sold to the purchaser shall bear the date of manufacture or shall bear an expiration date not more than five years after the date of manufacture. Condoms may not be sold in this state five years after the date of manufacture. Condoms bearing an expiration date may not be sold in this state after their expiration date. Condoms not bearing an expiration date may not be sold in this state more than five years after the date of manufacture.
(3) All consumer packages containing one or more individually wrapped condoms shall contain easily understood directions for use.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 95-08-020, § 246-891-020, filed 3/27/95, effective 4/27/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-891-020, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 88-20-038 (Order 219), § 360-40-040, filed 9/30/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 69.040.730 [69.04.730]. WSR 85-06-010 (Order 193), § 360-40-040, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.81.080 and 42.17.290. WSR 83-01-083 (Order 171), § 360-40-040, filed 12/17/82.]



PDF246-891-030

Condom standards.

All condoms shall meet the following standards:
(1) Latex rubber condoms shall comply with applicable United States Food and Drug Administration requirements current at the time of manufacture.
(2) Condoms made from materials other than rubber shall conform to applicable United States Food and Drug Administration requirements current at the time of manufacture.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 95-08-020, § 246-891-030, filed 3/27/95, effective 4/27/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and chapter 18.64A RCW. WSR 91-18-057 (Order 191B), recodified as § 246-891-030, filed 8/30/91, effective 9/30/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 69.040.730 [69.04.730]. WSR 85-06-010 (Order 193), § 360-40-070, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.81.080 and 42.17.290. WSR 83-01-083 (Order 171), § 360-40-070, filed 12/17/82.]